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!! BLASTOFF 2017 !!

The NLWS Management Team THANKS ALL who continue to support the Bowl. We continue to work hard and are committed to bringing our drivers, teams, fans, sponsors, supporters and staff back HOME for the 2017 Season. #BowlStrong Blastoff scheduled for Saturday, June 24th will feature Saturday Night Divisions to include: SK Modified, SK Lite, Late Model, NLWS Trucks, Limited Sportsman, Mini Stock and Legends as well as a special feature MRS 100 Lap race. Our Wild & Wacky Wednesday competition will debut [...]

Speedbowl Announces New Saturday Night Race Director

NLWS WELCOMES GUY BEAUDOIN, JR. AS SATURDAY NIGHT RACE DIRECTOR FOR THE 2017 SEASON Announced Friday, Guy Beaudoin, Jr. has joined the NLWS as the Saturday Night Race Director. Guy is no stranger to racing. Since 1979 Guy has been involved in racing as a driver, car owner, spotter and official. He has been associated with the Modified Racing Series (MRS) for the past five years where he held such positions as Race Director and Chief Pit Stewart. “I am thankful to [...]

Fast Lane Fridays – Drag Racing & Car Cruise Returning Weekly to New London-Waterford Speedbowl Starting June 30th

(Press Release from New England Street Outlaw Series) Gales Ferry, CT (June 15, 2017) – After months of waiting and racers eager to get back on track Friday nights, it has been announced that under new management the New London-Waterford Speedbowl will open in 2017. The New England Street Outlaw Series (NESOS) is pleased to announce that Fast Lane Fridays will continue at the famed shoreline oval with new season start date of Friday, June 30th. Events will run weekly [...]

Open Practice Schedule for June 17th Announced

  We are pleased to announce an open practice for Saturday, June 17th from Noon until 6PM for all divisions racing at the NLWS in 2017. Practice will be on a rotational basis throughout the day. As a way of thanking those teams that have stood by and supported the NLWS, the new management team is offering 2 FREE Pit Entrances to ALL competitors that are currently registered or to those new teams that complete the Car Number Requests and Registration Form and pay the $35.00 fee prior to 5pm [...]

New London Waterford Speedbowl Makes Official Statement on 2017 Season

The New London Waterford Speedbowl is making an official announcement on the proposed Lease of the Speedbowl for the 2017 season. The management team is happy to announce that an agreement has been reached with George Whitney of Whitney Farm Racing, LLC to lease the track for the 2017 season. With over twenty years in racing, George has raced Enduro Cars, Street Stock’s and Late Model’s where he earned Rookie of the Year. Taking several years off, George then returned [...]

That’s A Wrap: NLWSS and TNT Come To A Close for 2016

WATERFORD – The New London-Waterford Speedbowl closed out its 2016 racing season with 14-feature racing card Sunday as part of the Bemers Big Show that began last weekend.  Saturday’s events were leftover from a rained out session on Oct. 22 at the track.  The day was highlighest with championships being awarded in four of the track’s regular weekly divisions.  Champions crowned in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly divisions were Keith Rocco (Late Model), Tony Membrino Jr. (SK Light Modified), Al Stone [...]

Decision Day Is Upon Us and Champions Will Be Crowned

WATERFORD — The 2016 season at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl is heading into overtime. Because of the rainy weather that short-circuited last weekend’s action at the season-ending Bemer’s Big Show, one more day is needed to crown the season champions in eight regular-season divisions. Decision day will take place Saturday starting at 2 p.m. Ten divisions, including the touring New England Truck Series, will be squaring off in the final season showdown. Three weekly divisions — the X-cars, the Coastline Fire [...]

Farrington, Gray Celebrate On Rain Shortened Night

WATERFORD – On a long day plagued with weather issues for the Bemers Big Show at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, Dave Farrington proved to be the only feature winner of the day Saturday. Farrington, of Jay, Me., won the 75-lap Granite State Pro Stock Series feature Saturday. The Granite State Pro Stock Series event was the only one feature run of the 17 scheduled for the day. The day was plagued by rain delays from morning to evening. Rain returned to the [...]

5k to Win – 75 Lap SK Modified Race Brings Preece and Yuhas Back to the Bowl

WATERFORD — More laps, more money and more prestige. All those factors will be riding on the final SK Modified race of the season this weekend at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl. The 20th annual Modified Nationals, with a $5,000 payoff to the winner,  will be part of the season-ending Bemer’s Big Show, which will be taking place Saturday and Sunday. Fifteen divisions will be competing, including the Tri-Track Series Open Modified series and the Granite State Pro Stock series. The 75-lap SK Modified [...]